SMS Community Version
Free surface-water modeling with 3D Visualization
Import or create surface-water simulations and visualize the results in true 3D with this free edition of the Surface-water Modeling System (SMS).
In order to get the free SMS Community Version, simply download and install the latest full installation of SMS. The program will run in Community mode until you purchase a license of SMS.
Important information about the free Community Version of SMS:
|Feature||Notes & Limitations|
|2D Mesh Module||Limited to one mesh. Meshing options limited to paving and patches.|
|Conceptual/Map Module Tool|
|SRH-2D Interface||Limited to one simulation.|
|Import GIS Data (*.dhp, *.dem, *.asc, etc.)||Export to GIS or shapefile not available.|
|Import CAD Data (*.dwg, *.dxf, *.dgn, etc.)||Export to CAD format not available.|
|Import Terrain Data (*.xyz, *.las, *.h5, *.tin, etc.)|
|Import HEC-RAS Cross Sections|
|Features and Capabilities NOT available in the Community Version|
|Advanced Meshing Tools including Scalar Paving Density|
|Export GIS Files|
|Export CAD Files|
|ARR Plots and Mesh Quality Scatter Sets|
|Observation Tools and Plots|
|Dataset Toolbox and Data Calculator|
A comparison of what is included in the different SMS editions can be found here.